Inspiring Collaboration | Promoting Philanthropy | Building Community
We are the trusted resource for local nonprofit organizations in Routt and Moffat Counties, providing tools and training to increase their effectiveness and sustainability and helping them amplify their impact.
Our trusted partnerships with donors and nonprofits and our expertise in effective philanthropy enable us to grant year-round, to pivot during a crisis or a unique opportunity, and to direct funds where needed most.
We are passionate about connecting donors with giving opportunities aligned with their unique passions and vision. We help create personalized plans for philanthropy with the goal of building a culture of engaged giving.
Making an impact is only possible when you intimately understand the community. We engage with organizations across the region, listen to community concerns, and provide resources and expertise.
Leading transformational change throughout the Yampa Valley by engaging donors in purposeful philanthropy, empowering local nonprofit organizations, inspiring impactful grantmaking, and collaborating to build vibrant communities.
A thriving and connected Yampa Valley where there are opportunities and resources for all.
We are trusted leaders tackling challenging community issues.
We work with diverse partners to leverage resources and achieve common goals.
We transparently and efficiently manage the resources with which we are entrusted.
We embrace innovative thinking that sparks solutions leading to lasting change.
We hold ourselves to the highest standards and honor our commitments.
We recognize and celebrate the history of the Yampa Valley.
Every day we meet with partners, new and longstanding, to pass on our passion to build a better Yampa Valley. If you have a passion, we can help you find the best way to pass it on.
The power of a Community Grant Cycle While reviewing financial documents submitted by the Community Budget Center (CBC) in their 2023 Community Grant application, a Yampa Valley Community Foundation (YVCF) committee member grew concerned about a projected budgeted...
The philanthropic efforts of Sturges Cusenbary Wealth Management have had tremendous impact in the Yampa Valley community, which is why they are this year’s Business Philanthropist of the Year. Laura Cusenbary and Dan Sturges, a sister-brother team, have demonstrated...
Craig and Kathleen Wasserman have been named the 2023 Philanthropists of the Year for their outstanding contributions and dedication to various causes in the Yampa Valley. The Wassermans' impact on the Yampa Valley has been immense, and they have supported numerous...